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Col. Robert Lee “Scotty” Scott Jr., (12 April 1908 – 27 February 2006) was a USAAF pilot. He became commander of the newly formed 23rd Fighter Group (by General Claire Chennault) in July 1942. The Flying Tigers, incorporated into the USAAF, were disbanded that same month. The 23rd later become part of the 14th Air Force. Colonel Scott flew 388 combat missions in 925 hours (July 1942 to October 1943), shooting down 13 Japanese aircraft, and became one of America’s earliest flying aces of the war. For his combat record in WW II, Scott received two Silver Stars, three Distinguished Flying Crosses and three Air Medals. Scott retired from the US Air Force as brigadier general on 30 Sep 1957.
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